The Annual Catholic Day, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus/Council 602, will be held at Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington, UT (about 15 miles north of Salt Lake City) on Sunday, August 20. There will be a full day of activities offered beginning at 11:00 a.m. An outdoor Mass will be celebrated at 12 noon.… Read More »
Father Rowland spent his first weekend with the St. Pius X Parish and had a small welcome reception after Sunday Mass. St. Pius X is very pleased to welcome Father Rowland into our community. Here is an excerpt from an article in the Intermountain Catholic about Father Rowland: Fr. Rowland Nwokocha was ordained a priest… Read More »
Bishop Oscar Solis, the new Bishop of Salt Lake, will make his first visit to St. Pius X on Tuesday, September 26, to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation at 7:00 p.m. This regional celebration will include candidates from St. Joseph in Monticello. You are all welcome to the celebration to meet Bishop Solis.
The dedication of the new St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monticello will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m. Bishop Oscar Solis, the Bishop of Salt Lake, will be coming to Monticello for the dedication. Parishioners from St. Pius are welcome to attend and no special tickets will be required but space will… Read More »
This weekend a second collection will be taken up after Communion for the Religious Retirement Fund. Years ago many elderly religious sisters, brothers and priests worked for a minimal salary as teachers, nurses and social workers in dioceses around the United States. Now they have gotten older and are unable to work, their religious congregations… Read More »
Father Bill Wheaton, the former pastor of St. Pius for eight years, would like to thank all the parishioners for their generous gifts, wonderful reception after Mass and heartfelt affection. The past eight years have been a blessing in my life and the highpoint of my priestly ministry. Special thanks to all who expressed condolences… Read More »
Father Rowland is now here to serve as the new pastoral administrator of St. Pius and St. Joseph Parishes. This is his first weekend in the new assignment. Following the 9:00 a.m. Mass this Sunday there will be a reception in the Parish Hall to welcome Father Rowland .
The dedication of the new St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monticello will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27, at 7:00 p.m. Bishop Oscar Solis, the Bishop of Salt Lake, will be coming to Monticello for the dedication. While parishioners from St. Pius are welcome to attend and no special tickets will be required, space will… Read More »
I find saying goodbye difficult but I want to thank all the parishioners of St. Pius for your welcome and support over the past eight years. It has been a joy for me to serve as your Pastor and to live in this beautiful part of Utah.
Fr. Rowland will become the new pastoral administrator of St. Pius and St. Joseph Parishes effective on August 1. He will be arriving at the Parish mid-week and next week will be his first weekend in the new assignment. Following the 9:00 a.m. Mass on August 6 there will be a reception in the Parish… Read More »